That's not the conference rate. I got charged $139 a night, I think, 2 or
3 days ago. I would call back and ask to speak to a manager.
On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 10:29 AM, DAVID BURNHAM <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I just called the hotel and their best price is $220 per night, which they
> claim is the conference rate and I have to pay for it now and it's
> non-refundable. They also claim that I won't find a cheaper hotel anywhere
> in Pittsburgh. Is this all true?
> On Friday, April 10, 2015 4:40 PM, "Nelson-Strauss, Brenda" <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> RE: 49th Annual ARSC Conference (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 27-30,
> The ARSC room block at the Westin Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh
> is nearly sold out and they will not be able to provide us with any
> additional rooms at the conference rate. By the time you receive this
> message, the peak nights of Wed.-Fri. may well be completely sold out,
> though we have plenty of rooms available on Tuesday and Saturday. The
> hotel has started a wait list - you will need to call reservations to be
> placed on the list: (412) 560-6365.
> I currently have one female attendee with a double room at the Westin
> (5/27-5/31) seeking a roommate. If anyone else is seeking a roommate
> please let me know as soon as possible. Please provide me with the dates of
> your stay, let me know if you've already booked a room, and if you have any
> other preferences.
> Overflow Hotel:
> I am currently obtaining quotes from 3 nearby hotels, but probably won't
> be able to finalize an agreement for overflow rooms until next Tuesday or
> Wednesday. Meanwhile, I'd like to start a list of those still seeking
> rooms. This will help me to estimate how many overflow rooms are needed so
> I can negotiate a favorable contract. Send me a short email at the address
> below a.s.a.p.
> Brenda Nelson-Strauss
> ARSC Conference Manager
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